100 Best Companies 2020-Synchrony
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    Synchrony CEO Margaret Keane aims to ensure that employees are trained (and retrained) as the needs of the financial services firm evolve. The company provides reskilling opportunities for its workers that include career planning, technology skill development, and access to mentorships to ensure that employees can advance within the organization. In addition, Synchrony offers a tuition-reimbursement benefit of $24,000 a year for full-time workers and up to $9,000 for part-timers. “This creates the environment in which it is easy to want to work for Synchrony long-term,” raves one employee. Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year51
    Years on list3
    HQ locationStamford, Conn.
    Job openings (as of February 2020)200
    IndustryFinancial Services & Insurance
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$19,461
    Year founded1932
    Type of organizationPublic
    Number of work sites29


    100% health coverageNo
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareYes
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsNo
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityYes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentNo
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Women62.1%
    % Minorities44.6%
    % African-American/Black21.6%
    % Asian7.4%
    % Caucasian/White55.1%
    % Hispanic/Latino11.9%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.5%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.1%
    % Two or more races2.9%
    % Unknown ethnicity0.3%
    Date info providedAug. 28, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)32
    # Sick days10


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Sales Manager
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-5%
    # of job applicants104,955
    Avg. # of applicants per opening23
    # New graduates hired73